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to congress. cbs news reporter on what bp knew before the explosion. >> reporter: the two former bp employees charged with manslaughter were the highest ranking bp supervisors on deep water horizon. the test found signs that combustible gas was seeping into the well. the indictment alleges bp managers robert kaluza and donald failed to call these on shore. they allowed work on the well to continue. want gas came up the well and exploded. u.s. attorney general eric holder. >> this is an indication that we have shown and the company has admitted as a result of their actions people died there unnecessarily. >> reporter: federal authorities also charged david rainey about lying to investigates. rainey insisted 5000-barrels of oil were leeing every day when he was aware they estimated it was leaking 82 -- >> withheld other documents altogether and lied to congress and others to make this spill appear less catastrophic than it was. >> reporter: shelly anderson's husband jason died in the explosion. it was supposed problem his final day. >> i wish that we would have been able to have our day in cour
. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> one last sandy item. this is time lapse video of new york during the storm. you can see how windy it is. and then you can also see the precise moments on the power when it went out in lower manhattan. >>> and the power is still out to thousands of homes and the businesses there. new york's power company will expect much of it to be back on by tomorrow. >>> we're proud to announce that our parent company, they have contributed $1 million to the american red cross. in addition, cbs corporation will match any contribution made by its employees here to nissanty-related relief effort, by making additional contributions to the american red cross. >>> as for the presidential race, the biggest campaign event on the schedule today was the monthly jobs report. nationwide they added 171,000 jobs in october. but with more americans looking for work, the unemployment rate moved up slightly from 7.8 to 7.9%. some more numbers for you. yes, you are looking at nate silver's political calculus blog at the new york times. maybe you check it out every day. maybe we would just turn
they don't want. in the newsroom, cbs 5 news. >>> and you're looking at the live pictures from the picket lines of the service employees international union at oakland international airport. and just about an hour ago they kicked off a 24-hour strike. they plan to shut down the port of oakland tomorrow to protest what they call unfair labor practices and other disputes with port officials. >>> and this will not end at the airport tonight. union members and supporters will be back at the port tomorrow at 5:00 to begin picketing there again. >>> and now a little good news. a lot of oakland residence are working to change the city's image as dangerous and crime ridden. they say it's a great place to visit and do business. as they show us, they have hired one prominent local to help tourists feel the love. >> you have heard the story. oaklanders know them all by heart. >> a lot of the violence. the gang stuff. some of the drug wars. >> when i told my friends that they don't know anything about it and they live in oakland, they think of guns. >> a lot of the perceptions are just that. and they
>>> you're watching cbs5 eyewitness news on the cw. >>> a crime spree ending with a police officer being shot widened. now police are connecting a wanted gunman to murder. become targets. >> more deadly rocket attacks in gaza with civilian casualties and now the media has become targets. ing the victims of >> we live that tragedy. now we have to see the insult. >> remembering the victims of jonestown decades later, why families of some bay area victims want a local memorial torn down. good evening. i'm ann notarangelo. >>> tonight police identified a gunman they say tried to kill a san jose officer. meanwhile they're on the hunt for another suspect and asking for help. a $10,000 reward is now offered for his capture. cbs5 reporter don knapp shows us the series of crimes the gunman is wanted for including murder. >> reporter: police say the chase and arrest of this man ended in a friday crime spree that included four armed robberies, a homicide and attempted murder of two san jose police officers. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks was captured after a shootout that wounded one officer
. for cbs news, the white house. >>> well, we now know who is behind the secret $11 million donation to defeat proposition 30. governor brown's tax hike plan. two conservative groups, the virginia based, americans for job security and the center to protect patient rights in arizona. the money donated anonymously was also used in support of prop 32. a measure to limit their campaign cash. >> transparency is the life blood of the democracy. the transactions behind this committee are the equivalent of passing a suitcase in a dark alley. >> the fair political practices commission say that the secret donation amounts to money laundering and violates california campaign law. cbs 5 reporter caught up with them during their final stops in san francisco. >> keep the california dream alive. yes on 30, thanks. it was the ultimate pep rally with a few of their closest friends leading the cheer. >> are we going to do it? all right, all right. >> reporter: the governor's barn storm is safe today to convince voters to approve proposition 30. recent polls show them dwindling for a measure that will
and replaced him with another. ines ferre, cbs news. >>> a paralyzed dog is able to walk again all thanks to a revolutionary new procedure. how cells taken from the dog's nose played a major role in his recovery. >> i'm convinced he would have died if i had waited. >> saving a life can be as easy as using your iphone. >> a very pleasant sunshine filled thanksgiving weekend holiday so far. but we do have some pretty big changes straight ahead. we could be ending november very wet. look at your seven day forecast is coming up next. dog a new "leash" on life. s from the dog's nose were >>> a revolutionary procedure is giving a paralyzed dog a new "leash" on life. cells from the nose were injected into the spinal cord. it may not have direct human implications reporter max foster says it may be a step in the right direction. >> reporter: this was just the injury in 2008. he couldn't move his hind legs. but thanks to a pioneering treatment, jasper went from being paralyzed to walking with the aid of a harness. and then finally, running by himself. scientists at the university of cambridge took
charges. bob orr, cbs news, washington. >>> this veterans' day weekend there's some additional hope for the former military members. cbs 5 either anne makovec shows us the pioneering program that's getting amputees to excel and even the most rigorous physical challenges. >> reporter: veteran david lad was injured in iraq in 2006. >> can we just not go there? >> reporter: he doesn't want to talk about how he lost his leg but will talk about how he's felt since. >> i didn't understand what it is i could do anymore. >> reporter: with more distance and time under his belt, this vietnam vet shares his story. >> chopper came in, it was nighttime. i laid down and blew me up. >> reporter: returning from war without his legs was another battle. >> of course back then it was what it was. and it was kind of difficult to integrate in. i stayed a hermit for about five years, lived on the backside of a mountain. >> reporter: these guys are part of ucsf's brand new program, the first in the country for civilian amputee athletes. >> you can have a very expensive prosthesis but if you don't have the
chin, cbs 5. >> for many alock the new jersey coast a mandatory evacuation order was in effect when the hurricane hit, but many people refused to leave. scott pelley shows us why they chose to stay behind and what's left. >> reporter: let us show you what parts of long beach island used to look like. notice the white house with the pool. now look at it today. that's the white house. wrecked. and the street is now a canal. long beach island has 150,000 residents in the summer, but today we found it mostly empty. the national guard is on patrol. earth movers are clearing roads and tons of beach sand. piles of debris are rising in parking lots. among the only residents here today were frank and sandra smith. they rode out the storm. they're in day three without power and the utility may shut off gas in town tonight as a safety precaution. it's been several days. what has it been like living here on the island? >> cold. dreary. we have no water except drinking water. no electric. >> reporter: why did you decide to stay? >> we knew if we left we couldn't come back. they won't let -- if w
: he's still hoping for power. theresa garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> you can join us tomorrow starting at 6 a.m. for a telethon to raise money for the american red cross for hurricane sandy relief. we have more details on cbs.com. >>> you became the first man to win consecutive elections with 50% of the vote. now the hard part begins. as we hear, there is a particular word buzzing around washington tonight. cooperation. >> hi, guys. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening. in his words, more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of the second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> reducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. more work to do. >> reporter: he embraced staffers in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring the country together after a costly and bruising campaign. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. >> reporter: and the g.o.p. listened, too. house speaker john boe
over christmas future. cbs reporter drew levinson shows us now retailers are trying out new strategies to bring out shoppers. >> reporter: as in years past, shoppers are getting primed for black friday, the most analyzed day of the retail year and the holiday season opening. the good news for retailers, an early thanksgiving means the season on longer with 33 shopping days. the economy is still sluggish and washington atmospherics have rattled consumers. >> retailers are very concerned about the fiscal cliff situation. in a recent survey, 72% of consumers say they were changing their shopping patterns as a result of the uncertainty over the situation. >> reporter: also, dampening the forecast is superstorm sandy. by one estimate, nearly 5 million households in the path will have to curb spending this year: is to counter, they're going in and offering discounts. look last year, some stores will open on thanksgiving at midnight with wal-mart, target, sears, and toys "r" us opening earlier. in a fierce competition to get the very first shoppers. >> retailers know after many black fridays
>> you're watching cbs five eyewitness news this morning. >> two people die after eating soup at a northern california facility for the elderly. the deadly ingredient that sent for others to the hospital. >> show us the money. one big campaign theme for candidates all across the nation. next, who is behind these record-setting donations. >> and honoring the space here on this veterans holiday weekend. neil armstrong's connection to a military icon in the east bay. it's 8:30 sunday, november 11. thanks for joining us. >> a lot of news to cover. super majority in sacramento. what does it mean for the republican party? we are sitting down with chairman of the republican party to talk about the future. >> yet, when it comes to california and the rest of the nation. we've got a lot coming up. also, our conversation with senator mark leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder tha
-crossing the country during the final hours of the campaign. danielle nottingham cbs news the white house. >> stay with c b s5 for continuing coverage. live up to the minute reporting from around the nation, california and here in the bay area on election night. >>> the hard hit jersey shore is still suffering in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. among the biggest headaches gasoline is being rationed. only drivers with even numbered license plates could fill up today. many people are still without electricity using gas powered generators. temperatures are dropping into the 30s and shelters are packed at night. in the shore town of tucker ton families seeing their neighborhood for the first time are devastated. >> the only thing we had was the clothes on our back grabbed the animals and left. not expecting to come back to nothing. >> part of our house is across the street. we've seen our couch two streets down. we never get there. >> more than 50,000 people in new jersey have applied for fema assistance feel has approved $30 million in payments. >>> marathon runners pitched in to help. >> rep
. >> i'm ken bastida. new details tonight in the david petraeus affair. the fbi is now pouring over evidence removed from paula broadwell's north carolina home. the e-mails she sent to the director. cbs 5 reporter on what is becoming an increasingly sorted affair. liz? >> at first glance, the e- mails, they didn't look like a threat to the national security. mostly with the messages that are set from the jealous girlfriend. instead they uncovered an elaborate scheme that would lead to the resignation of the director and growing concerns over how much his mistress knew. joe kelly is a florida socialite. his biographer, paula broadwell, saw her as a romantic rival for petraeus' attention. broadwell sent kelly anonymous e-mails from a secret account that she and petraeus shared access to. the source said that the e- mails were more cat fights than stay away from my man. when the fbi started poking around, they first thought someone had breached his private e-mail account. but it turned out that the agents had stumbled upon a secret communication system that petraeus and broadwell used
manhattan. cbs news reporter john miller introds us to the two men who had to up t give >>> that craven that was dangling -- crane that was dangling over manhattan, the two guys who had to go up there mid-storm and give it a once over. the boom of the >> reporter: during the storm that snapped the boom off the crane with winds gusting through the construction site and swinging the boom back and forth, two new york city buildings department engineers had to get to the top and answer the question: would the boom hold or come crashing down isn't only way up was the stairs. >> i've never heard as loud a wind howling in my life. as we got to the 48th floor and there was so much pressure to open the door. we get into the hallway, and you could almost get plucked right now. >> reporter: they had to check each of the structural braces that held the tower with the crane to the side of the building. >> we were concerned about the upper most tie. if that tie had failed, that means the mass could fall. that thousand-foot mass. >> reporter: if the climb up was perilous, it was nothing compared to wh
a change in the weather. but first, here is phil and ann. >> that is right. it is cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. the time is 8:59. i am phil matier. >> and i am anne makovec. we are glad you are starting your sunday here with us. we have a lot to to talk about in the next half hour, including the search for a new police chief in san jose. the department has been very embattled over the last few years, financial problems, low morale. >> and tension with city hall. >> we will hear from the city councilman what they want the hear from their next police chief. >> yes. and the no raising taxes and other things going on. >>> meanwhile, we have a top story right now. another lethal weekend and still unfolding on the streets of oakland. >> yes. shootings have left two people dead and search people hurt over a 24-hour period yesterday morning. an 18-year-old mother was found shot to death in her home in the fruitdale district and later a 19-year-old man was shot and killed on san pablo avenue. there were six fatal shootings since friday enforcement arrests have been made in these cases.
. >>> you're watching fuse news -- cbs5 eyewitness news on the cw round two of storms just getting started. we'll pinpoint the areas that will get hit the hard sgles a bay area rap you busted by the feds. >> cops a-hear a lot of ex- excuses for bad driving but wait until you hear this excuse. >> let's get to chief meteorologist paul deanno who is draking this storm. >> and there is now a lot to track. we're seeing a lot of activity just to the north of the golden gate and anywhere north and west of interstate 80. look at the radar, see how active it is. clear lake pouring, hidden valley lake, pouring, santa rosa, north up to clover dale, it is pouring. that's nevada nevada and the bay. south of the golden gate is not getting heavy rain fall. all of that heavy rain is creeping slowly to the south. it's going to be a wet day all day tomorrow, windy at times with rough surf. the national weather service has issued a flash flood watch for the coastline and all moint nous areas and the north bay and wand advisory is in effect for tomorrow morning. this is just in, look at th
families have lost their homes entirely. mark strasman, cbs muse, del mar, new jersey. >> and our sandy relief telethon that we had today raised nearly $135,000 to benefit the red cross. if you'd still like to help out, go to cbsfs.com. >>> and we're getting a first look at the loot allegedly belonging to a pair of female serial burglars. today, officers showed us some of the stolen stuff they found in the women's car. police believe these women are bind 15 residential burglaries since june. >> to be honest, it was surprising to see the magnitude of the items that were found with and the distance that we believe was traveled to cute these burglaries. >>> checking some headlines now, san francisco police are looking for two women who pepper sprayed another woman and took her cell phone. it happened late this afternoon at 19th and harrison. the thieves took off in a white car, and the victim is okay. >>> oakland police have released a composite sketch of a suspect in a kidnapping. the pan is in his 20s with blonde hair and tried to grab a girl walking on 103rd avenue. >>> about 100 retire
for when the rain will arri. . >> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news on the cw. >> get ready for a one, two, three punch from mother nature. the timetable for when the rain will arrive. >> their school bus was going up in flames. how to hero driver save add disabled student who was trapped inside. >> and don't let this happen to you. the new tactics shipping companies are using to stop package thieves in their track. >> i'm allen martin. ken bastida has the night off tonight. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook in the bay area city that will likely be the hardest hit. >> reporter: this area, i should say, once all the moisture roles off the pacific and hits the north bay hills they literally act like a wash cloth. for the next few days that wash cloth will be ringing out. this isn't the time to sit back and watch the clouds go by. patricia of san ansalo is loading up on sandbags to keep the water out of her home. >> we live in a low spot at the bottom of a hill. a lot of water comes down. this is to go around the garage and some of the doors and also in the basement. >> david manag
are the new minority. cbs 5 political analyst joe tumen says we aren't there yet. >> you'll know this is no longer an issue in this country when we're not doing stories about this anymore. when it's not remarkable. when we don't refer to someone by genderizing them in some way. >> reporter: nancy pelosi is one of the biggest fundraisers for the democratic party. some say her decision to stay on just gives republicans more fuel to their fire. technically she needs to win a leadership vote to stay on. but democrats say she's a lock. >>> after years after telling you all the doom and gloom, i had to do a double-take on this one. california may soon have a budget surplus! legislative budget analysts say the deficit will be about $1.9 billion this fiscal year, and we could see surpluses by 2014! a few months ago, we were talking about a $16 billion deficit. >> we have to pay down our debts. we borrowed from the schools, we borrowed from the redevelopment fund. the economical recovery bond, we borrowed from the people, and we borrowed from local government, and we got to pay that back.
. >> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news on the cw. maybe a little of both. remember . >> maybe you loved him. maybe you hated him. maybe a little of both. the man that gave us jr. >> israel facing a dangerous challenge. what these violent protests mean for a fragile gaza cease fire. >> one of the fbi's ten most wanted on his way back to california after an arrest in mexico. i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm allen martin. ewing on the long running . we are getting late word tonight, the actor best known for playing the conniving and mischievous j.r . ewing on the long running series dallas has died. he died late this afternoon from complications of cancer. he was 81. cbs reporter alexis looks back at his career. >> stay out of my affairs pamela. >> you make me sick. >> everybody hates me. they love this character. >> love him or hate him. audiences watched seasons of him playing the infamous j.r . in dallas, j.r . cheated his family, friends and his wife while taking plenty of knocks of his own. when the who shot j.r . episode airs 83 million americans tuned in to watch. in real li
>>> you're watching cbs five eyewitness news on the cw. >> an outing to see the snow turns into an unimaginable tragedy. how a bay area family is coping with the loss of two parent sxsz a child. >> adding up the thanksgiving day bounty, how businesses benefitsed and -- benefitted. >> i was like i'm about about to have my baby many the car and a birth that couldn't wait. . >> good evening, i'm allen martin. >> and i'm dana king. four lives lost and two families devastated after a hor i havic crash -- horrific crash. elizabeth cook with more on the crash. >> loved ones say they were driving back pr a quick trip to tahoe. quality time for the oklahoma family of four to enjoy the snow, but it ended like this. >> maybe one month we adopt see each other so we have thanksgiving. >> this is the sister of the driver of testify toy yoet that that chp says crossed the center line of traffic and broadsided a minivan. she celebrated the holiday with the family just two days earlier. the only survivor in the car, a ten-year old. >> i will take care of her, everything. my daughter
they will hear next year. >>> a new pastor was sent packing. cbs 5 reported on whether or not the congregation wanted nothing to do with their newly hired leader. the new pastor, john hunter. the reverend hunter was ill today according to the leaders, so a fill-in took his place and most people are are glad. he was recently appointed by the bishop that flopped to the former leader. and hunter came from l.a. a quick google search revealed that he might come with the baggage. if you made some mistakes, fine. you know, you made the mistakes, but some people, they wanted it resolved before they took over the leadership of our church. >> reporter: they report that hunter used the credit card for more than $100,000 in personal expenses, that he owed them more than $300,000 in back taxes. >> i don't think that with his is the past history that he should be preaching at all. you needed papers to take over the church. >> reporter: they are also a reporter for the san francisco post. >> it is kind of like a brief altercation, like a squirmish, i don't know if it was shoving or anything. >> reporter: but
in on the action. with lung cancer has inspira unique journey.. from new y, to san francisco. cbs 5's dr. kim mulvihill hs of a lifelong >>> a bay area athlete's battle with lung cancer has inspired a unique journey. >> a lifelong friendship and the spectacular finish and honor of that friendship that's just days away. >> reporter: joe costello was just 22 when she died from lung cancer in 2010. it's how she lived that lives on. >> i do think that last year of jo's life although it was her most difficult and challenging, in many ways it could be the best year of her life. she did so many wonderful, amazing things and lived life to its fullest. >> reporter: best friends since kindergarten in san francisco,. >> i'm using my lungs to run from new york city to san francisco. >> reporter: the 24-year-old harvard grad is spreading a simple message: anyone can get lung cancer, even nonsmokers like jill. >> the reason i'm doing this is for jill is because i have that drive. >> reporter: kelsey took off from times square on july 30th and has spent 4 months on the road. at the wheel, sidney ford who ro
pinpoint forecasts as eyewitness news continues right here on the cw. ,,,, and as cbs 5 reporter patrik sedillo reports, the next generation of scientists is experimentin equa >> it was a gathering of the brightest indian best minds in the bay area, and the next generation of scientists is experimenting with gender equality. >> our future leaders are in this ballpark today. >> 30,000 participants turned out for the end of the 10 day day science festival at at&t park. >> all-caps-on and minds on where you get to the designs and engineers in the backyard. >> is an exhibit showing how dna testing works. this girl created a flood and the student assembled a whale from actual whale bones. science is becoming more popular because that is where the jobs are. >> we need scientists and engineers and mathematicians at chevron. >> with over 200 exhibits. hard to show everyone of them that the students actually built basketball shooting robots. >> we put this in six weeks of all the way from scratch. like prototyping, programming. >> the difference here from two or three decades ago, the presence
worry their numbers could be hurt by workers who are too afraid to strike. to oakland, cbs 5. >>> since opening two weeks ago, it's been a nightmare getting into the new high-end outlet stores and it could be even worse this weekend. this is a live look at the outlet mall and the stores open for black friday shopping a few minutes ago, but we are told that traffic on 580 is already a mess. two hours from midnight. >>> with black friday spilling over into thanksgiving day, the crowds are out even earlier to push and shove their way into the early holiday bargains. they will be keeping the bargain hunters safe, huh? >> reporter: yes, one of the busiest target stores in the 10th largest city in america. all about keeping them safe. at the same time, boosting sales. for us, it's a lesson in retail science. >> they only let in groups of 30 people at a time. just like the metering ramp on the onramp to freeway rush hour. and they also used shopping carts to block off the aisle, accomplishing two things. and it also forced those people to walk past the sale items strategically placed. they wou
who's going to the football field. that's it for our news at 10. thanks for joining us. we'll see you at 11:00. more sports on cbs 5. good night.
for the most expensive project in california history. the new bay bridge now hanging out all on its own. just a bad employee... but'e talking about a bay area lawmaker - spending your mo. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez n the bills, the investigation >>> lavish meals and luxury travel and a lot of lost receipts. we're talking about a law maker spending your money. on the bills, the investigation and the man who doesn't really feel like talking about it. >> first of all, much has been written about in the past about my personal office's usage,. >> reporter: he spoke for the first time about wasting tax dollars on booze and upgrades for himself and his staff. he didn't deny it and wasn't apologetic. instead he went after the news media. >> i don't want you to be distracted by the political lynching that you read today and continue to read about in the print media. i want you to understand that for 50 years i've been nurtured and raised and lived in peace in this community. >> reporter: haze callings on the -- his callings on the board that are now being more scrutinized and tightly controlled called
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